“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

– Maya Angelou

Kristin Croak

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, and Happy Holidays!

Some Fun Memories from 2019!

Recipe to Try

This refreshing holiday punch has a gorgeous raspberry color and tangy flavor. To complete the magic, we garnish the glasses with lime wedges.

— Tahnia Fox, Trenton, Michigan

Festive Holiday Punch

TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD: 14 servings (3/4 cup each).



1 bottle (64 ounces) cranberry-raspberry juice, chilled

1 can (12 ounces) frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, thawed

1 bottle (2 liters) lemon-lime soda, chilled

Fresh raspberries

Ice cubes

Lime wedges, optional

How to Make It

In a punch bowl, mix juice and lemonade concentrate. Stir in soda; top with raspberries. Serve over ice. If desired, garnish glasses with lime wedges.

25 Days of Acts of Kindness

1. Say thank you
Seriously – this can go a long way!

2. Support a small business
Help grow your local economy and support small business owners this Holiday season.

3. Create care packages
You can create care packages for
the homeless, police officers, soldiers, or even students!

4. Write letters to deployed soldiers

5. Hold the door open for someone

6. Pay for someone’s meal
Either behind you, in front of you, or randomly at a restaurant – pay for someone’s meal, and leave a quick note!

7. Give a compliment

8. Leave a friendly note in a library book

9. Donate used books

10. Pick up litter

11. Donate to a charity

12. Volunteer at a shelter
volunteering your time can mean a lot!

13. Send a handwritten letter
In the digital age, a handwritten letter is a great way to personalize a message.

14. Bake cookies for police and firefighters

15. Donate on Go Fund Me
Donate to individuals through Go Fund Me, a great way for people to fundraise for personal reasons.

16. Pay for someone’s food

17. Tell family members you love them

18. Shovel snow for a neighbor

19. Donate your extra change at the grocery store to charity

20. Cook dinner for someone
Cook dinner for a pair of newlyweds, your neighbors, or new parents!

21. Help a friend

22. Donate food

23. Babysit for free

24. Ask others to pay it forward

25. Have a great Christmas!

Fun Stuff!

Elks National Hoop Shoot

Free Throw Contest

Sat Dec 7th 12:00pm – 2:00pm

Tonto Apache Gym,
30 Tonto Apache Reservation, Payson, AZ

Wreaths Across America


Sat Dec 14th 9:00am – 11:00am

Green Valley Park – Payson Pioneer Cemetary
& Mountain Meadows Memorial Park

I am committed with results! I work with a great team of professionals including a photographer to capture your home to give maximum exposure in both our online and offline marketing. I am a top producer in the Rim Country and work with you from start to finish of the home buying/selling process. Even after the sale, I am always here to help!

I Start it, I Finish it. Committed with Results.

  Kristin Croak, PLLC

   ERA Young Realty & Investment
   424 S Beeline Highway, Payson, AZ 85541

   (928) 970-0634


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